Archive for the ‘Peanut Allergy’ Category

Food Allergy Epidemiology- Prevalence, Severity, Distribution, and Disparities. A Review.

Food Allergy Epidemiology in the United States The July issue of Pediatrics has an article entitled, ‘The Prevalence, Severity, and Distribution of Childhood Food Allergy in the United States’ by R S Gupta, E E Springston, M R Warrier, B Smith, R Kumar, J Pongracic, and J L Holl. The bottom line from this work […]

July 28, 2011 · fleickly · One Comment
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Using the Phadia Microarray for Peanut Allergy-Wishing it was readily available.

Yesterday (March 28, 2010), I saw a young lady of 4 years in our allergy clinic at the Riley Outpatient Center for concerns about peanut allergy. She had one of those infrequently seen presentations, at least infrequent in my pediatric peanut population. Her symptoms were most consistent with the oral allergy syndrome. The symptoms were […]

March 29, 2011 · fleickly · 6 Comments
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Peanuts and Pregnancy-A risk factor?

Maternal consumption of peanut during pregnancy is associated with peanut sensitization in atopic infants. S. Sicherer, R. Wood, D. Stablein, R. Lindblad, W. Burks, A. Liu, S. Jones, D. Fleischer, D. Leung, and H. Sampson. JACI 2010 in press How does peanut sensitization occur? How can we prevent peanut sensitization? What are the risk factors […]

November 5, 2010 · fleickly · No Comments
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Peanut Allergy Misdiagnosed in 2 out of 3 Cases ?

  Attacking Peanut Allergy   Peanut Allergy Misdiagnosed in 2 out of 3 Cases   This title from Medical News Today April 13, 2010 caught my attention.  It has always been a mystery as to why peanut allergy has increased dramatically over the years. This publication may shed some light on that mystery.    There are […]

April 25, 2010 · fleickly · 4 Comments
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